The ORT is now FULL.  If you would like to be put on the wait list, please email:  info@dooverdogtraining.com

Do Over Dog Training/Lori Timberlake

National Association of Canine Scent Work, LLC®

ODOR RECOGNITION TESTS

Odors: Birch, Anise, Clove

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Hamburg Fairgrounds – NYS Police Building

5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, NY 14075

This ORT test is in a building at a building on a fairgrounds site.  There are no steps to enter the building.  The parking lot is asphalt and the pathway to and from the parking lot to the test area may require you to navigate uneven terrain.  The flooring in the test area is a concrete floor.  Due to unforeseen conditions, such as weather or change in availability of areas at the location, the expected test area, parking, and/or pathways may be modified at the last minute.

Entry method – First received By USPS Mail.  Overnight deliveries must have the signature waived box checked.

Entries close May 17, 2020 at 5:00pm or when entry limits have been met.

 

Entries are LIMITED to 100 tests.

 

Test Site Hours: 9am – 4pm.  Details regarding check in time and briefing will be sent approximately 1 week before the ORT.

 

Odors

Birch, Anise, Clove

Test Secretary

Lori Timberlake, 3 Windcrest Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225

info@dooverdogtraining.com

 

Veterinarians

Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center, 3930 North Buffalo Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127 / (716) 662-2220 / https://www.opvmc.com/

 

Test Site Information

Dogs must crate in vehicles.  We will have reactive dog parking area.  Please use designated potty areas.

All dogs must be on a 6’ leash at all times when not being tested. No flexi-leashes for walking dogs on test site grounds; flexis may be used in the test itself.

Entry Requirements

The handler of the dog must be a current member of the NACSW™. The Dog must be registered with the NACSW™.  For information on how to register or become a member go to www.NACSW.net

 

Trial Eligibility and ORTs

An ORT must be taken and passed at least 14 days before a trial opening date to be eligible for the first draw period.

 

Entry Fee and Second Dog Policy

$35 per odor tested.  We will allow for second dog.     

Closing Date

Saturday, May 17, 2020 @ 5:00pm

Overnight mail entries must have the signature request waived.

 

Refund Policy

For cancellation of entries on or before 5pm Eastern Time May 23, 2020 – Full refund minus $20 processing fee. For cancellation of entries after 5pm May 23, 2020 – no refunds will be issued.     

 

Contact info@dooverdogtraining.com if you wish to cancel your entry.  Only emails to this address will be accepted. 

 

ENTRY FEES shall not be refunded in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, or excused by the NACSW™ official or judge.

 

Video/Photography Policy

ORT participants are allowed to have a friend or family member video/photograph their test.  ORT participants are not allowed to video/photograph one another.  ORT hosts are not obligated to provide someone to video/photograph.

ADA Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request accommodation(s), please email ADA@nacsw.net.  Please include your name, ORT date, ORT host name, and your requested accommodation(s).

Results

During the odor re-sets, the official results sheet will be brought out to the parking area for testers to photo or review. We recommend you verify your results on the official results sheet and let your host or judge know if you have any questions regarding your results.

Directions to Fairgrounds:  We trust you are able to use GPS or Google Maps. 

Address for main entrance to Fairgrounds:  5820 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075

Map of Fairgrounds (look for NYS Police Building)  https://www.ecfair.org/p/info/fairmap

Dog Friendly Hotels near test site:

Red Roof Inn Buffalo Hamburg/ I-90

5370 Camp Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075•(716) 648-7222

Hampton Inn Buffalo-Hamburg

5444 Camp Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075•(716) 649-3769

Motel 6 Hamburg NY

5245 Camp Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075•(716) 648-2000

TEST Information - Notice to Exhibitors

.THE TEST SITE will be open from 9am – 4pm

CHECK-IN/HANDLER BRIEFING Details regarding check in time and briefing will be sent approximately 1 week before the ORT.

An ORT must be taken and passed at least 14 days before a trial opening date to be eligible for the first draw period.

NO SPECTATORS ARE PERMITTED IN THE SEARCH AREA during the ORT except NACSW™ officials, adults accompanying a minor, CNWI-in-training, or immediate family members/friends of the dog/handler team currently being tested.

ENTRIES:

  • TELEPHONE, FAX, UNSIGNED ENTRIES, AND ENTRIES RECEIVED WITHOUT FEES cannot be accepted.

  • RETURNED CHECKS do not constitute a valid entry fee.  <host policy for returned checks>.

  • ENTRIES MUST BE MADE ON THE ATTACHED ENTRY FORM.

  • NO ENTRY SHALL BE MADE AND NO ENTRY SHALL BE ACCEPTED, WHICH SPECIFIES ANY CONDITIONS AS TO ITS ACCEPTANCE. 

  • OWNERS are responsible for errors in making out entry forms.

  • EXPRESS MAIL entries must include signature permitting them to be left at the secretary’s address without recipient’s signature.

DOGS PRESENT will not be permitted to roam. Exhibitors are responsible for the behavior of their dogs. The owner of each dog is solely responsible for having it ready when it is to be judged. Be prepared to keep your dog in your car when not being tested or on leash at all times.

There is no inside crating at this test. 

 

FEMALES IN SEASON – Contact your test host at least 1 day before the ORT if this becomes a possibility

DOGS PARTICIPATING in ORT must be at least six months of age and must appear to be healthy on trial day and should be current on all vaccinations required by law.

Acknowledgement of entry acceptance/CONFIRMATION will be made when entries are processed for those handlers that provide an email address. If you require a confirmation via USPS, you must provide a self-addressed stamped envelope with your entry.

BASIC DESCRIPTION OF TEST – to successfully pass an ORT a dog must identify the location of the target odor and the handler must correctly call an “alert” within a three-minute time period. The Odor Recognition Test consists of a drill type exercise which requires 12 closed boxes set up in a pattern of one or two rows, spaced a minimum of 48” apart. The ORT is conducted on leash. Complete information can be obtained on the NACSW™ website.

All exhibitors should obtain and review a copy of the NACSW™K9 NOSE WORK® RULE BOOK. You may get it from their website: www.NACSW.net

Do Over Dog Training/Lori Timberlake

NACSW™ – Odor Recognition Test

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Hamburg Fairgrounds – NYS Police Building, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, NY 14075

$35 Registration Fee per odor tested - Payment by check written out to Do Over Dog Training.

Please mail this completed form via USPS with your registration fee to:

 

Do Over Dog Training

3 Windcrest Drive

Cheektowaga, NY 14225

 

*Please write legibly!*  Entries will not be accepted if we cannot read who they are for.

If you are entering 2 dogs, please fill out a separate form for each dog.

Questions: Contact Lori Timberlake at info@dooverdogtraining.com

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